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Wong Kim Ark
That the U.S. district court's affirmation of Wong's citizenship was in error.
Chief Lawyers for Appellant
Solicitor General Holmes Conrad, George D. Collins
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Thomas D. Riordan
Justices for the Court
David Josiah Brewer, Henry Billings Brown, Horace Gray (writing for the Court), Rufus Wheeler Peckham, George Shiras, Jr., Edward Douglass White
Melville Weston Fuller, John Marshall Harlan I (Joseph McKenna did not participate)
Date of Decision
28 March 1898
In favor of appellee Wong.
This was the first case in which the Court interpreted Section I of the Fourteenth Amendment, in which all persons born in the United States are defined as citizens.
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